Vanguard News Archive for April 2008

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Bomadi AC vows to defend votes

NDDC to address obnoxious law

ASUU strike disrupts exams at UNICAL

Asagba faults Imegwu's impeachment

Adesanya for buried at Ijebu-Igbo

Nigerian Internet Group begins search for I4J beneficiaries

FG declares May 1 public holiday

INEC gives Certificate of Return to Adamawa gov-elect

Contributory pension scheme fool-proof — PenCom

My ordeal, by kidnapped 73-yr-old monarch

Communities on war path over new S/East state

Ubeji community gives NNPC ultimatum

State of industries worries Uduaghan

FG to pursue peace with sincerity—ORUBEBE

Police arrest bank robbers in Imo

Police in moves to curb kidnapping

Monday, April 28, 2008

Rivers govt decries hostage taking

Wanted militant leader dies in Bayelsa

Gambari advocates quota for varsity employment

Hearing on Gov Chime's appeal begins

Ndokwa youths protest ex-Speaker's sack

NDDC to commission 334 projects

....As gunmen cart away WAEC answer sheets

Edo tribunal nullifies PDP Rep's election

Oil price nears $120/b over Nigeria shutdown, UK strike

S-Court re-opens Buhari, Atiku’s election cases

NBA, others drag BA to court for manhandling Nigerian

PenCom to conduct fresh pensioners' verification

Gani to Nigerians: Let the struggle continue

Omoigberai appeals against election nullification

JTF dismisses soldier for shooting tipper driver's assistant

Community wants JTF retained

NNPC boss wades into Mobil, workers’ dispute

ActionAid to commission study on land Act

FG withdraws Hajj subsidies

S'Court confirms death sentence on fanatic

Don raises alarm over looming epidemic in Benin

Group queries Rivers’ N300bn budget

Idion condemns protest over Imegwu's removal

Police move to check hostage taking in Rivers

Sunday, April 27, 2008

OPC lauds Akpabio

Edo awards N1.94bn road contract

Group wants Sylva's tenure investigated

Ijaw differs with Itsekiri over Olero Field

Tribunal upholds Osagie's election

Nyako wins Adamawa re-run guber poll

How Nigeria loses N960bn annually to capital flight in oil sector

Gunmen invade Rivers police station, kill 5 cops

Imo Assembly mourn victims of students, villagers clash

Group accuses police of jailing innocent persons as 'lunatics'

Ministry building razed in Enugu govt fingers opposition

Delay in budget passage grounds Anambra projects —AIDE

JTF probes alleged attempt on DWSC members' lives

Fire razes Asaba Police Barracks

Delta receives 600 tonnes of grains from FG

Warri monarch marks 21st coronation anniversary

Re-run poll: Intrigues in Bayelsa as Jonathan, Sylva’s forces bicker

DESOPADEC fund: Communities petition Uduaghan

NIPP: You are unfair to the north, Shekarau tells c’mttee

Court lauded over resolution of APGA leadership

ANPC suit: Court fixes June 26

Horror as robbers storm wedding

Glut of graduates may lead to Nigeria’s doom — Oyedepo

"Ogbulafor will change the face of party politics in Nigeria"

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Amid massive voters turnout: One killed, 19 held for fraud in Adamawa re-run poll

Why Obasanjo got 1m square meters of Abuja land, by el-Rufai

Alleged plot to impeach Abia Speaker fails

PDP did not beg Oshiomhole — Edo Deputy Gov

FCT probe: Senators requested houses

EFCC prefers 124 fresh charges against Nnamani

Friday, April 25, 2008

Remove illegal buildings from school lands, Rivers Govt warns

Osun AC divided over payment of govt fund

NGO recruits 1,500 to sensitise militants

Edo PDP crisis 'll soon be over —Osunbor

Impeached Delta Speaker's kinsmen protest in Asaba

Ijaw leaders call for calm

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Ogbe-Ijaw have no land in Warri, says Itsekiri group

Guber re-run: PDP rules out substitution

Oshiomhole tasks FG on N-Delta dev

Itsekiri leaders want JTF to mop up illegal arms

CSP killed in Agenebode

JTF gun explodes

House of Reps, Senate plan joint committee on constitution review

NESG, others propose S/African, Canadian models for N-Delta

FG summons British Envoy over BA action

Tax: FIRS registers 181,359 coys, generates N1.8 trn in 2007

Surrender now, EFCC tells Iyabo

Iyabo-gate: Police amend charge against M. Schneider Director

National Assembly okays jumbo pay for Yar'Adua, others

Election petition: Group rallies support for Gov Suntai

House returns FCT 2008

Disabled to receive N500,000 settlement for discrimination

IYC wants Ijaw leaders to pull out of talks with FG

Court stops DSIEC from conducting LG polls in Ndokwa West ward 2

Haliday seeks data bank for unemployed

Briggs charges LG bosses on performance

Experts caution on use of antibiotics

Nwobodo c'ttee to woo Orji, Obi, Ohakim back to PDP

Anambra Assembly: Caucus kicks against reduction of budget

Money laundering: Kalu wasting state funds on trial—ABIA ELDERS

Constituency funds, waste of resources —APUGO

Commissioner laments govt’s wasteful spendings

51-yr-old jailed for trafficking

BNC chides EFCC over Obasanjo-Bello,

AC repeats call for up-to-date information on Yar’Adua’s health

Conduct Tribunal convicts 10 police officers

Senate honours Prof Chike Obi

Ex-gov, Kalu wants Obasanjo tried

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

ALSCON gulps N2.3bn, gets Minister commendation

Late Edo commissioner for burial May 2

Police parade driver over kidnap of boss' children

Group proffers solution to N/Delta militancy

Paris Club debt: C'ttee to reconcile FG, states' accounts

Vision 2020: Experts chart course for Govt

CNPP rejects Delta Speaker, Deputy's impeachment

Reps set to investigate activities of NigComSat-3

28 vessels berth at Warri ports

Ijaw group leader hospitalised, deputy takes charge

Onuesoke lauds DTHA over removal of Speaker, Deputy

Disciplinary C'ttee debars lawyer over misconduct

Group faults tribunal's verdict on Edo guber poll

Idisi tasks govt on release

Imo govt tasks FG over substandard computers

Aeroporte seeks govt clarification

Bankole urges UK to relax strict visa conditions

NICON: Senate brokers meeting between AG, Finance Minister, Jimoh Ibrahim

Rate of illegal bunkering on decline —JTF Commander

NANS raps FG over gas flares

Delta North politicians parley on way forward

Bayelsa AC wants INEC officials sanctioned

Edo tribunal upturns Obahiagbon's election, declares AC candidate winner

Ogbulafor summons warring Delta PDP factions

Court rules on Bakassi Friday

Ijaw threaten drag FG to ICJ

Anyaoku bags S-Africa's highest award

Vanguard's Nigerian Bankers' Award, great feat for GTBank —Aderinokun

‘Yar'Adua has no hand in house sale to el-Rufai’

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

VP, Bayelsa NASS members settle rift

Edo PDP in moves to bury hatchet

PDP clears Rivers LG poll re-run

Community gives Chevron 7-day ultimatum

Late Edo commissioner's father, AIG differ on autopsy report

Uzere native back chasing out of Shell officials

Monday, April 21, 2008

Crude hits record $117/b on Nigeria supply worries

"Yar'Adua, OBJ agreed to sell VP's guest houses to el-Rufai, Osuntokun"

Minister locks out staff

Budget crisis: Anambra eIders recommend N71bn

Rising crime rate worries Abia govt

Abia Govt blasts Elders' Forum...says State is not broke

Attack on Shell,Chevron: MEND claims responsibility

Fake son of Gov Imoke arrested

Bakassi natives slam N456bn suit against FG

Opposition leader seeks Nigeria's intervention in Zimbabwe crisis

Vanguard's Nigerian Bankers' Award has more integrity —Akingbola

Report calls for Foreign Service Commission

Igbinedion re-arraigned before new Judge

AC tasks FG on Osun political crisis

Darfur: Protesters besiege Chinese Embassy

Nigeria is off track on MDGs, says UNIDO chief

Food production: NEC asks states to help farmers

Otedola donates N80m to Uniport

How to stop election rigging—Oshiomhole

Militants fault JTF’s order on Odimodi, Ogulagha

N300m scam: How Director executed fake contracts

NIPP: NLC wants Obasanjo, others prosecuted

Court sacks Ekiti Speaker

DWSC recovers weapons seized from JTF

League of Patriotic Lawyers caution election tribunals

Judges tasked on rule of law

Illegal bunkering triggers fire outbreak in PH

Nigerian electoral laws aid rigging —Oshiomhole

Wife of oil magnate, Idisi, abducted in Rivers

Murder: Convict to die by hanging 18 yrs after

Police avert religious riot in Kano

Rivers to construct bridge near UNIPORT

Akwa Ibom refutes Govt House contract sum

Edo budgets N344m for gully erosion in Benin

Asiodu advocates establishment of Asaba Ladies League abroad

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Cocoa production on the increase in Abia—Akomas

Ohakim inaugurates IMSU visitation panel

PDP chieftain hails FCT, Power probe...insists Obasanjo must face inquiry

RATTAWU appeals to FG over welfare

Ezeibe faults Ekwueme's critics on Anambra reconciliation

AFC moves to boost power supply to 6,000MW in 18 months

IMF cautions FG against reckless spending

Oteh lists prerequisite for success of LFC

Saturday, April 19, 2008

My son was killed; now they want to cover up!

N-Delta: FG begs militants to lay down arms

Please Help me! My wife threatens me with acid - Police Officer

V-P decries linkage to resistance in Bayelsa

Militants seize weapons from JFT

FCT Hearing: Sodangi alleges death threats, denies plots

Attempted murder of Akunyili: Court grants suspect bail

Anyaoku tasks FG on vision 2020

Friday, April 18, 2008

N300m Scandal:Speaker bars Reps from 'liaising' with Ministries

Aregbesola: Tribunal receives 23 sacks of documents

Ogun tribunal upholds Senator Mustapha's election

FG expends N540bn on petroleum subsidy in 2 years

Spanish Police arrest 87 Nigerians over fraud

Edo commissioner died of natural causes —IG

FCT probe: Panel chairman, relatives linked with 20 plots...How El-Rufai's wife took over PHCN plot

West African states tasked on health sector

Police nab student kidnappers of 75-yr-old woman

Modibbo commissions Ekwensi Art & Culture centre

AC hails Iwu’s confession over 2007 polls

Court orders Okiro to return 'seized' N50m, nine vehicles to Kogi bizman

Tribunal: UNIBEN, forum condemn students' incitement

... as Oshiomhole pledges all-embracing govt

Bayelsa Ag Gov to retain Sylva's cabinet

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Bayelsa PDP leadership endorses Sylva's candidature

Group blasts Iyasere over attack on Oshiomhole

DTHA mayhem: C'ttee wants Dep Speaker, Majority Leader to lose offices

Gunmen abduct man in Rivers

Amaechi tasks envoy on investments

JTF declares militant leader wanted

How we branded Bankers' Award — Verdant Zeal

N300m scam: Senate in bid to rescue Iyabo Obasanjo

Arunma Oteh arrives, to deliver lecture

Ogbulafor dissolves PDP disciplinary committee

FG blames poor standard of tertiary education on unstable academic calendar

Food Security: Reps raise alarm

NCC condemns NITEL workers' strike

JTF, militants clash, $100m lost to theft

Bayelsa lawmakers want PDP to drop Sylva

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Dikibo: Verdict for June 25

US Senators ask FG to free detained film makers

Rivers AC threatens boycott of LG polls

Lack of benefit of oil for producing communities worries Bankole

Judiciary joins Imo strike

Anambra Assembly to pass budget next week

I won democracy for Nigeria —Kalu

Uba absolves self in Obi, Assembly row

Delta Assembly hails power sector's probe

Journalist's family condemns attack by security men

BNC faults IG’s acceptance of 25 SUVs

PDP warns Oshiomhole

Soldiers, Policemen caught aiding pipeline vandals

Falsification of documents: Okiro recalls Duderi to Police Force

FCT Probe: Atiku accused of demolishing Obasanjo loyalist's building

NICON: FG gives Jimoh Ibrahim new terms of settlement

U-20 female football team escapes death

Nigerian Bankers' Award: The Nominees are...

Efik elders reject Abasi Otu as Obong-elect

Cleric charges public officers on leadership

Garuba asks sacked lawmwkers to accept verdict

Clark urged to intervene on alleged imposition of candidate in Burutu

Defence Hqrts denies planned talks with 5 Americans, 2 Nigerians

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Militancy: US to train Nigerian Navy on high speed vessels

Two new ministries to emerge from Information, Communications

Federal Ministry of Environment marks World Earth Day

Attempted murder of Akunyili: Court rules on suspect's bail plea

FG approves two new refineries for A'Ibom, Lagos

Ex-Ghanaian VP seeks Nigeria's assistance on election

Findings on Edo commissioner's death out this week —Police

Sylva’s ouster will harm PDP’s chances in polls-Senators

Uduaghan goes tough on Ekpan crisis

Speaker shuns Uduaghan's peace meeting

US embassy makes contact with detained film makers

AC tasks FG on rising food prices

President Yar’Adua okay — Spokesman

Minsters disagree over NICON account

N300m scam: Court grants Grange, Aduku, nine others bail

Army, police clash with protesters in Zimbabwe

Kenny Martin’s PEF donates 25 vehicles to Police

FCT probe: Senate C'ttee to invite OBJ

EFCC storms Iyabo Obasanjo’s Abuja residence

FG to adjust import duties on rice —minister

Doctors battle to save accident victims

Uncertainty over Abia LG chairmen, councilors tenure

Ohakim: Appeal Court dismisses APGA's appeal

Strike paralyses Govt activities in Imo

Work to resume on Ogbia-Nembe road project soon, NDDC assures

FG to ensure success of Brass LNG, says Minister

Edo PDP to review tribunal's verdict

Sacking of Sylva: Atiku hails Bayelsa AC candidate

PPMC's pipeline explodes at Adeje

NIMC, ID solution firms meet on upscaling of National Identity

Imoke restates commitment to fight corruption

Communities shun JTF on Agip bombing

Akala files cross-appeal over voided votes

Robbers raid bank, kill 2 in Ondo

No budget provision for renovation of Speaker's residence—REPS

Al-Mustapha, others arraigned for conspiracy, attempted murder

NNPC, PPPRA get N36bn for fuel imports

Senator Oke's appeal for hearing April 29

N300m unspent budget was shared in Perm Sec's office — Director

I wasn't arrested, says Kenny Martins

NSE to establish Owerri branch

Committee to revive Nigerian languages coming

CRPP hails Osunbor

Imasuen faults Oshiomhole on guber poll

Monday, April 14, 2008

Tribunal orders Assembly election re-run in three Edo LGs

AC to build new political ideology for Edo —Omo-Ojo

Opposition threatens to sue Bayelsa, PDP

Agip oil wells bombing: JTF gives communities 48 hours

Warri boils as Ekpan rival youth groups' clash, claims three lives

Nigerian Bankers' Award panel submits report

‘el-Rufai re-alloted seized plots to OBJ, self’

Enugu vows to continue with illegal structure demolition

Delay in fund release affecting immunisation — Director

Abuja CJ, Gumi charges Sharia court judges

NDLEA seizes 14.27kg of Indian hemp

Dokubo vows to defend N/Delta's economic interests

Mobil tasks host communities on honesty

MEND condemns arrest of US documentary film crew

Orubebe blasts warring Delta lawmakers

Guber polls: Ohakim, Orji win at Appeal Court

Car gifts: A-Ibom NASS members defend Akpabio

Shell to assist oil coys achieve zero accident level

Itsekure blasts PDP executive council

Rotimi wants FG to tackle insecurity

Navy parades 16 for illegal

EFCC quizzes Martins on police fund

Youths bomb 2 Agip's vessels in Delta

Saturday, April 12, 2008

JTF arrests 5 Americans, 2 Nigerians

Two in detention over Edo commissioner’s death

PDP halts political activities in S/East States

Iyabo presents retreat report Tuesday, accuses EFCC of selective persecution

As fuel price freeze pact expires.... Don’t tamper with petrol price

Frank, Kate Edoho to compere Vanguard Banking Awards

Friday, April 11, 2008

Tribunal sacks Sokoto Governor

Reps may regain diplomatic passports

Police Equipment Fund fraud: EFCC arrests Dumuje

Court dismisses treason charge against Al-Mustapha, two others

Murder convict, Rev King, files additional grounds of appeal

Community lays siege to flow-station

LG boss lambasts Abia Police over rise in crime

'Ohakim cannot leave PPA'

Ebonyi govt, contractors at loggerheads over contracts revocation

Glo launches Enugu-Awka Optic Fibre backbone

Anambra elders storm Assembly over budget crisis

Power probe: Elumelu laments non performance by contractors

Cuba to partner Oyo on malaria control

World Bank approves N17bn loan to states

Tribunal rejects Amosun's application to transfer case to new panel

Ekiti to pay medical bills of robbery victims

Yar'Adua, Mbasogo hold talks on Gulf of Guinea

How we spent N10m, by Iyabo Obasanjo

NICON: FG can back out of deal with Ibrahim, says Court

Iwu asks court to dismiss suit seeking his removal over dual nationality

Thursday, April 10, 2008

National Council on Agriculture okays 25% subsidy for fertilizer

FCT probe: el-Rufai accused of lawlessness

Senate confirms Omoigui as FIRS boss

Ogbulafor warns Imo lawmakers against impeachment of governor

FAAN generates N86.55bn in 7 yrs, says MD

Okah: IYC faults secret trial

Irate community chases out Shell officials

Osunbor hails Yar'Adua's N/Delta peace initiative

Edo House passes Pension Bill

We'll complete all inherited projects, Rivers govt assures

Edo govt takes over education of slain commissioner's daughter

Delta Speaker orders arrest of aides for beating lawmaker

Fresh crisis in Delta Assembly

Alleged fraud: Senator absolves Gov Akpabio

Oshiomhole: BYC faults tribunal’s verdict

CNPP wants state of emergency in Delta House

Military High Command to secure oil pipelines nationwide

'10 agro-raw material firm ready for Public Private Partnership'

Iyabo-Gate: Court okays criminal trial for M. Schneider’s director

Turai Yar'Adua parleys former first ladies on maternal mortality

Bad fuel: Reps begin probe

Burutu LG broke one week after collecting N89m allocation

US, Nigerian Navy hold joint training

Afribank to reward participants at Enugu fair

Senator, Rep plan electricity summit for Nnewi

Elumelu raises alarm over threat to life

LG poll: Rivers AC to engage forensic expert

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Shot kidnapped toddler's mum flown abroad

Sacked NPA workers send SOS to Yar’Adua

Ogoni elders blame youth restiveness on illiteracy, unemployment

Ogboru: Polls tribunal adjourns indefinitely

Egba, Awori clash: Daniel imposes curfew on Ota

Yar'Adua to sign 2008 Budget Monday

Power probe: Legislators conduct site visit at night

N35m NPC fund: ICPC discovers N25m in Indian bizmen account

Calabar monarch wants anti-graft war in traditional institutions

Cadbury scam: SEC sends Oni, Directors to EFCC

Polls petition: Kutigi probes ex-CJN

S-South group endorses Okah's trial

Enoma's death: Edo CPP tasks Police on probe

EFCC seeks abolition of multiple banks accounts

Bad fuel: We have no test labs — DPR

SGBN: CBN won’t appeal judgment

Budget scam: Senate seeks explanations from Health Committee

Why we can’t probe power sector projects —EFCC

Abia to provide water for cattle market

Obi tasks teachers

Ogbulafor decries S/East PDP crisis at c'ttee launch

Anambra PDP: Uba faction warns Ekwueme

Group wants FG to comply with Ogoni Bill of Rights

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Rivers govt demands release of kidnapped lawmaker's wife

Group protests Chevron’s employment of expatriate

Tribunal verdict: Osunbor, PDP head to Appeal Court

Bomb scare at Delta Assembly, Dep Speaker suspended

Itsekiri group fumes over Warri GRA

Edo ex- Deputy Speaker faults tribunal’s verdict

AC carpets PDP over budget delay

Senate set for constitution amendment

Six feared dead as Aworis, Egbas clash

Probe Obasanjo or risk mass action—NLC

Ajaokuta: GIHL sues FG

Budget: Senate accuses presidency of mischief

Monarch faults probe of DESOPADEC

MEND alleges plot to poison Okah

Rivers govt sets up three tribunals on LG poll

Onuesoke berates politics of selection

AC grabs more seats in Edo Assembly

Rivers to get National identity card

PDP sweeps polls at fct

858 civil servants lose houses

NIMET predicts general delay in rainfall

NICON: Jimoh Ibrahim floors Assurance Acquisition

Yar’Adua didn’t probe me over any contract award —SOLUDO

Two AC members shot in Ekiti

Gunmen kill 73-yr-old industrialist

Tribunal decides Daniel's fate April 21

Capital Market: Tribunal recovers N65bn for defrauded investors

Oceanic Bank grows income by 129%

FG pensioners earn N10bn in six months

Gunmen seize toddler, kill driver, escort

Fuel scarcity: SON okays 5% ethanol content

Bayelsa govt business district to gulp N25bn

Monday, April 07, 2008

Enoma: Why autopsy is delayed —Imougan

NDDC reads riot act to contractors

Pro-Osunbor rally in Benin

Ovie of Uvwie gets staff of office

Protests trail Delta PDP LG primaries

Former PDP chairman hails reconciliation efforts

AFC to build 88 km P-Harcourt Ring road, upgrade Rivers' IPP

... as JTF arrests Uvwie chief

Calabar monarch tussle takes new turn

CDHR laments fuel scarcity

Sultan quits PEF, petitions EFCC

Okah: Clark threatens to sue FG

Ajaokuta: Creditor banks to face sanctions

Chime, Ojukwu for Glo Optic Fibre launch

Ogbulafor inaugurates Action C'tte today

Budget: Anambra adjourns sitting amid protest

APGA: Court rules April 16 on Okorie's application

Elumelu laments IPP projects in Abia

S-Africa to confer highest national honour on Anyaoku

ERC begins assignment

Bayelsa plans to attract private investors

Bureau lectures legislators on assets declaration

THE Edo State Election Petition Tribunal headed by Justice Peter Umeadi alleged threats to the lives

Western Delta Varsity takes off in Oghara

Varsity community gets N200m compensation

Bassey Ekpo Bassey emerges new Obong of Calabar

Tribunal admits voters' register, ballot papers as exhibits

CDHR faults Delta Assembly's probe of DESOPADEC

Edo set for World Bank's projects

VC stresses importance of work experience

Ohanaeze backs power probe, tasks Reps on Alaoji

Reactions trail reduction in Anambra budget

Registrar, 3 others to be arraigned for forgery

Budget: Anambra House reconvenes today

Akinola blames Nigeria's slow progress on election rigging

Gunmen kidnap Rep’s wife, ask for ‘token’

Presidential Poll: S\Court set to hear Buhari, Atiku’s case

Budget: NASS insertions delay President’s assent

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Kwali LG boss' murder masterminded by his deputy —police

Group lauds Bayelsa govt on transparency

Cultists invade Aghoghovbia's home in Sapele

Court fixes group, FG suit on withheld NDDC fund May 12

Rivers AC heads to tribunal with forensic experts

Ajaokuta: How GINL siphoned N5.52bn — Panel report

Anyaoku to chair Vanguard's

Senate receives 241 memoranda on FCTA activities

Contractor slams FG

Nigerian-Re tackles FG on NICON's ownership

Yar'Adua, Abdulsalami for David Mark birthday lecture tomorrow

SSG challenges personnel managers on rule of law

Deceased commissioner’s dad says son was lured,killed

Chairmanship crisis rocks Ukwuani PDP

Ezetu communities withdraw MoU with Chevron

Elumelu vows to invite Obasanjo to testify publicly

Missing vessel's saga: FG intervenes

A-Ibom recruits 310 youths for farmers scheme

100 widows empowered

Militants release 5 kidnapped oil workers

Nigeria should apply for review of Bakassi judgement —Mbu

Anyaoku urges Yar’Adua to fund Nigeria missions abroad

Oyo NBA vs CJ: Why lawyers boycott of courts is wrong, by attorney-general

Saturday, April 05, 2008

‘Ice water’ makes a comeback as pure water goes for N10 per sachet

Friday, April 04, 2008

Power Sector Probe:We' will demand Yar'Adua's resignation if ... — Deputy Committee Chairman

Fuel now N100 per litre in Onitsha

Budget: Free-for-all-fight at Anambra Assembly

BPE followed due process in privatisation — Chigbue

AC hails voiding of Ajaokuta Steel Company's concessioning

Police arrest 45 personnel over impersonation, fraud

UNAD audits students, expels 60

Ogun tribunal adjourns on Dina's petition

Esho, Falae, others to reconcile Yoruba leaders

Power probe: NBA asks reps to invite Obasanjo

Commissioned uncompleted power project found in Yenagoa

Corruption: Nobody above the law—Yar’Adua

N'Assembly blames presidency over budget delay

France pledges support for Nigeian Legislature

N17bn NNPC debt: Fuel queues 'll linger — IPMAN

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Rivers AC calls for fresh poll

N39m relief for Koko toxic waste victims 21yrs after

Military pensioners want FG to review verification exercises

Akpanudoedehe warns Kwali residents

Court summons FCT Police chief

Amanyanabo: Presiding judge withdraws from case

LG poll: Uduaghan shuns Forum of Political Parties

Kingship tussle rocks

Uduaghan hails Army

Rights group wants open trial for MEND leader, Okah

CBN appeals court's verdict on SGB

Okah's trial begins

Oshiomhole: Canada, Sagay, Keyamo others applaud judiciary

N35m Population Fund: ICPC recovers N10m

IMG condemns attack on Bass Ambri

A/Ibom, Israel to partner on agriculture

NUT boss alerts gov on ghost workers in schools

Striking CRUTECH staff refute govt's claim

Former Egor LG boss in Edo alleges threat to life

Osun workers give govt 14 day ultimatum

Omojola: I was tricked to exonerate Fayose—WITNESS

ACP's murder rattles police detectives

We imported bad fuel to Nigeria — GUNVOR

N10m Health fund: Senate committee shuns EFCC

Power sector probe: Contractor absconds with N4.5b

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Dikibo's case suffers setback

EDHA, BNC console Enoma's family, demand probe

PDP blasts RSIEC over election result annulment

Edo govt accuses tribunal of refusing to provide certified copies of verdict

Abuja rail mass transit system will be gas-powered —FCTA

NNPC allays fear of petroleum products price hike

MTEL workers shut down 200,000 lines over unpaid salaries

Yar’Adua appoints Sa’eed as new NEITI Executive Secretary

US envoy reiterates commitment to peace

Delta Assembly to probe DESOPADEC over N6m scam

Uduaghan moves against leakages

Oshiomhole asks Edo to retract statement on Enoma’s death

CNPP decries Enoma’s murder

Court voids CBN's revocation of SGB's licence

ICPC quizzes Ehindero, ex-IG

Uduaghan promises economic miracle in Delta

INEC issues certificate of returns to Idris

Why I backed Ohaneze against Obasanjo —Kalu

9 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Anambra

Police nab alleged killer of Igwes

Ekanpou faults Bare on ban on ex-LG boss

Sacked NPA staff lament unpaid gratuity

Cult activities worry C-River lawmakers

ItItsekiri to meet on 1999 Constitution

Students, IMG hold exhibition

Moji Obasanjo seeks secret trial in divorce suit against husband

Gunmen kill Assistant Commissioner of Police

ANAN blames N300m scam on politicians

...Reps task Police on his death

Ijaw group warns against secret trial for MEND leader

Gang raids bank, kills two, injures others

ICSAN at Fidelity Bank, seeks corporate collaboration

Ondo tribunal sacks PDP House member

Anambra Assembly to reconvene April 3 over budget delay

Bill to amend LG Development Areas presented to Imo House

Clash: Elechi asks Police to probe Ngbo murder

Tension in Enugu as govt demolishes churches

RSIEC declares PDP winner in 18 LGs

Community asks FG to sack NDDC board

Court adjourns Ibori's case to April 16

Budget 2008: Nigerians to wait longer

Bamaiyi knows fate tomorrow

18-yr-old bride, 25 others die in Kano boat mishap

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

GSM QoS: Minister, Reps disagree

17 parties to participate in FCT by-elections

PDP, ANPP regret Enoma's killing

50 escape as fire razes luxury bus

MEND pulls out of peace summit

Why we have not recovered SSS Director’s car—CP

Ex-Delta Speaker denies dealings with arrested thugs

MEND leader, Orkar, Attatah want open trial

N300m scam: Why Senators can't honour EFCC summons —Mark

JAMB staff defrauds candidate of N90, 000

Zimbabwe: Mugabe plots exit

Find my father's killers

'Train-Seven' project 'll generate $1bn annually—NLNG

Reps cttee summons Maduekwe, Odum over petitiions

NPC complains over duplication of function with NIMC

Whereabouts of two kidnapped oil workers still unknown

LG polls: Youths endorse

Modibbo orders offices out of fct complex

Committee recommends establishment of two new offices

Tinubu presents book on corruption

FG gets court order to try MEND leader, Okah in camera

Tribunal: Anambra ex-speaker testifies against Ezeoba

APGA crisis: Umeh denies suit withdrawal

Weather hazards kill 1.3m in three decades, says NIMETH boss

Daniel talks tough on tribunal verdicts

Ex- Commissioner arrested for training political thugs

Mimiko closes case at tribunal

Bad fuel: NNPC fingered

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